Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

Georgia's new CIO to focus on customer service and citizen engagement

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Broadband, said Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas, is also a priority as the state continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

State

Missouri eyes IT overhaul with Rescue Plan funding

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Chief Information Officer Jeffrey Wann said he wants to bring residents the same quality of service he gets when ordering from Domino's.

State

Beeck Center, NGA launch 'Data Labs' to help states recover from pandemic

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Housing and homelessness, small business support, higher education and workforce are the program's four focus areas.

County & Local

Tribal wireless boot camp builds community for broadband

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

A meeting led by nonprofits and broadband experts convened tribal leaders who are seeking to improve connectivity on their lands.

State

Utah names first government operations privacy officer

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Christopher Bramwell, formerly a privacy director of the state’s human services department, must find new ways to protects residents' private data.

State

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs government modernization bill

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The new law removes what Gov. Ned Lamont called "outdated bureaucratic practices" and instates new governance for modern IT processes.

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